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Epiphone Inspired By Gibson Slash Collection

Joining Epiphone’s Inspired by Gibson line of collectible classics, The Slash Collection features Les Paul Standards and J-45s dressed in famous finishes from across the guitarist’s legendary career!

It's Giveaway Time! Just Add Electricity!

We’ve thrown together everything you need to fill your days with music! Win a Silvertone 1303/U2 electric guitar, JHS Crayon preamp/distortion/fuzz, Vidami hands-free video controller, and an Old Blood Noise Endeavors headphone amp when you enter the CME Summer Starter Stack Giveaway now!

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What do we have that the other shops don’t? A lot! New CME Exclusives are rolling in every day. Shop custom models, colorways, and components you won’t find anywhere else!

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Save $100 with PRS SE Closeout Prices Today!

It’s hard to beat PRS Guitars...unless it’s PRS Guitars for less! Save $100 on new PRS Guitars SE closeouts like the Starla and Mira, retro-inspired solid-body electrics designed for the contemporary player, while they last!

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Gibson | Non-Reverse Thunderbirds

The ‘Bird is back! New non-reversed Gibson Thunderbirds are here, available for preorder in Faded Pelham, Inverness Green, and Sparkling Burgundy! Can you feel it?

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Epiphone | Inspired by Gibson Slash Collection

The Slash Collection joins Epiphone’s Inspired by Gibson line of collectible classics. Featuring famous finishes from across the guitarist’s legendary career, the Slash Les Paul Standard is available for preorder now in Vermillion Burst and November Burst, also available on the new Slash J-45, as well as Appetite Burst, Anaconda Burst, and classic Metallic Gold. Preorder your pick today.

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Summer NAMM | 2021

It’s back! Summer NAMM makes Music City its home for 2021. Of course, we’ll be there, providing you with urgent updates on all the new gear you have to hear, so stay tuned for the low-down on NAMM’s new and noteworthy over on the Soundboard Blog. 

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Introducing | CopperSound Pedals

The Chicago Music Exchange is proud to carry CopperSound Pedals, innovative effects made by hand in Massachusetts. The most recent addition to our ever-growing collection of effect pedals from today’s top manufacturers, CopperSound Pedals and its small team turns out impressive enclosures with consistency, demonstrating a creative understanding of core effects and what players really need from them: inspiration.

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WIN a Harmony Jupiter Guitar & Mono Soft Case!

We just can't help ourselves! We're back with another giveaway, and this time it's even easier to WIN! Enter on the site and follow the simple instructions to start stacking entries today! 

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New, Used, & Vintage Amplifier Arrivals

We’re turning our amp game up to 11 with tons of used and vintage models straight from well-curated personal collections. Find the sound you’ve been searching for, and don’t forget to make us an offer!

Chicago Drum Exchange

You can’t beat the Chicago Drum Exchange. Shop the newest gear from Chicago’s best drum shop today. 

Fresh Drum Arrivals
It’s all about dynamics! Quiet things down a bit with a Roland electronic kit in a range of price points, then open it back up with Ludwig’s new Exotic Maple Tamo Ash Snare finished in Cherry Caramel, one of just 50 worldwide!

Roland Drums and Percussion / Electronic Drums / Full Electronic Kits Roland TD-07KVX V-Drums Electronic Drum Kit
Roland Drums and Percussion / Electronic Drums / Full Electronic Kits Roland TD-07KVX V-Drums Electronic Drum Kit

Roland TD-07KVX V-Drums Electronic Drum Kit

$1,599.99
As the pinnacle of Roland’s TD-07 V-Drums series, the TD-07KVX offers the ultimate complement of pads and cymbals to satisfy the most demanding drummers. This top-tier kit has the largest pad offering of the series, with separately mounted VH-10 floating hi-hats, uprated CY-12C crash and larger 13-inch CY-13R ride that let you reach your true potential. Meanwhile, you’ll find the same PDX-12 snare and PDX-8 toms as elsewhere in the range, with the unrivalled feel of our original ultra-quiet, double-ply mesh heads. And, as with all TD-07 kits, the powerful TD-07 module lets the TD-07KVX eclipse traditional drums, with deep editing tools for crafting custom kits, Bluetooth for audio playback from your phone, tablet or computer and one-cable USB connectivity to DAW recording software.

The new generation of V-Drums
For more than two decades, Roland’s V-Drums have forged a reputation as the electronic kits of choice, with tone and feel that puts everything else in the shade. Imitated but never bettered, the V-Drums philosophy is to offer an utterly lifelike digital recreation of a traditional acoustic kit, along with cutting-edge features only made possible through advanced technology. Now, the TD-07KVX expands the V-Drums story, giving serious drummers a new level of expression with separately mounted VH-10 floating hi-hats, plus uprated CY-12C crash and largest-in-the-range 13-inch CY-13R ride cymbal.

Drum sounds that go deeper than you expect
Behind every serious electronic drum set is the processing power of a great sound module, and the TD-07 is the ideal complement to the pro hardware of your TD-07KVX. Mix and match from a bank of acoustic drums, electronic drums and percussion types, all recorded at some of the world’s greatest studios. Then start playing and hear every sound come to life, powered by the advanced V-Drums technology that catches the character and behaviour of each instrument. 

Power up and play—or create your personal drum collection
Setting up fast and offering instantly playable preset kits, the TD-07 module is always ready to go. And when you want to dig deeper, your own personal drum collection awaits. Road-test snares, try out toms, replace kick drumheads and beaters, or specify the flavour of your crashes and rides. Then get into the finer points of your setup—tuning the drums, adding damping, or finding out how the kit sounds when played in different physical spaces. Finally, tweak the EQ settings of each drum so they match the musical scenario, just like a seasoned professional drummer would.

Practice whenever it suits you
Acoustic drum kits are noisy by nature, and even certain electronic kits can cause a disturbance due to the contact noise of sticks on pads. But as the culmination of Roland’s decades of R&D, the TD-07KVX is designed to be far quieter than any other digital kit. Strike our mesh heads with intent and enjoy natural stick rebound with minimal pad noise. Stomp the kick pad and notice how the special damping cuts noise and vibration while retaining a satisfying, natural feel. Even the drum stand was designed to minimize the amount of vibration and noise transferring to the floor, while Roland’s extensive range of noise-reducing equipment is always an optional extra if you need to go quieter still.

The closest thing to acoustic tone
Play some digital kits and you’ll hear a series of static drum tones, with none of the organic response that defines an acoustic drum. The TD-07KVX’s pads and cymbals are different by design, offering a rich and reactive spectrum of tonal colours that truly reflect what you just played. Hard or soft, our drum and cymbal pads have precision sensors to capture every hit, stroke, roll, flam, cymbal choke, and ghost note, before relaying the sound instantly and accurately. Just as important, this technology is invisible during your drum sessions—just count in and let it all happen.

The mesh-head pads that started a revolution
Back in 1997, Roland transformed the digital drum market with the debut of the world’s first mesh drumheads. This unique dual-layer mesh design gives stick resistance and rebound worthy of a great acoustic drumhead, and the authenticity even extends to finer details like adjustable tension using a standard drum key. You’ll only get that lifelike feel and sensing speed with a Roland mesh head. And it’s not only the mesh heads that revolutionize the playing experience—the VH-10 hi-hats, CY-12C crash and CY-13R ride shimmer and swing like your favourite acoustic cymbals, too. 


The toughest stand and hardware for hard-hitting parts
During a heavy hitting session, it’s vital to have a stand that remains rock-solid and drums that don’t slip and slide. Designed around the strongest materials and highest-quality components, the TD-07KVX is a robust kit that lets you play long sets with confidence. Power through your performance knowing that the custom drum stand will provide a stable foundation. Hit harder and rely on precision clamps that lock every component in place. Let the music lead your movement—and trust the TD-07KVX to keep delivering for years to come.

The Bluetooth drumkit that becomes your backing band
Practice sessions become interactive with the TD-07KVX and Bluetooth technology. For instant jam sessions with your favourite songs and bands, simply choose a tune on your phone, tablet or computer, then wirelessly stream the audio through the sound module and drum along. For playing along with online songs or lessons, you can transmit video sound, while MIDI transmission over Bluetooth is also supported for cable-free recording of MIDI data in music apps. Even if you don’t have a Bluetooth device, you can still get involved—just connect a stereo cable to bring in the sound.

Practise smarter with 40 free lessons from Melodics
Melodics is a desktop app that lets you tackle step-by-step lessons and tracks, perfect new beats, refine your rhythm and timing, then self-assess your performance with the record/playback feature. You get 40 free lessons to revisit whenever you need a refresher, 
and when you outgrow them, you can subscribe for unlimited tutorials that will keep your skills on the move. With the TD-07KVX and Melodics, repetitive practice gives way to interactive sessions that light a fire under your drum technique.

Coach Mode—your biggest supporter
Drumming is most satisfying when you really nail the timing and the beat is tight. Getting there takes practice, but there’s a coach built into the TD-07 to help you on the journey. The Coach mode challenges you with a range of exercises that improve timing and accuracy, along with a scoring system to keep it fun. The in-built metronome provides a rock-solid timing partner to develop your inner rhythm clock, which is the surest way to mark your progress.

The hassle-free recording interface for home producers
Outshining the capabilities of a traditional drum kit, the TD-07 module is also an audio/MIDI recording interface, able to send stereo sound and MIDI data to a Mac/Windows computer via a single USB cable. Record directly to your preferred music production software. Track discrete audio and MIDI drum tracks in your favourite DAW. Trigger sounds in software-based drum instruments for studio or live performance. If you want to add live-sounding drums to your music, expand your home production studio with the power of the TD-07KVX

  • TD-07 module with 25 preset kits, 25 user kits, and 143 instruments
  • V-Edit, EQ, ambience, and 30 multi-effects offer deep editing tools to create your perfect drum kit sounds
  • Snare and tom pads with Roland’s legendary double-ply, tension-adjustable mesh drumheads
  • One PDX-12 12-inch snare pad with independent head and rim zones for assigning different sounds and three PDX-8 8-inch single-zone tom pads
  • KD-10 kick pad offers realistic rebound and beater feel while minimizing noise and vibration
  • CY-12C-BK 12-inch crash and CY-13R-BK ride cymbals with choke support
  • VH-10 floating 10-inch hi-hat cymbal, mounts to acoustic hi-hat stand 
  • Four-post drum rack stand with metal construction and sturdy clamps with strong grip
  • Integrated Bluetooth lets you wirelessly stream sound from smartphones, tablets, and other Bluetooth devices and send MIDI data to music apps
  • Advanced built-in metronome with the ability to adjust time signature, note value, and click tone
  • Onboard coach function provides interactive tools to build timing skills and track progress
  • USB for recording audio and MIDI data to computer music software
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Roland Drums and Percussion / Electronic Drums / Full Electronic Kits Roland TD-07DMK V-Drums Electronic Drum Kit
Roland Drums and Percussion / Electronic Drums / Full Electronic Kits Roland TD-07DMK V-Drums Electronic Drum Kit

Roland TD-07DMK V-Drums Electronic Drum Kit

$799.99
Compact and keenly priced, but with the professional tone, feel and features to move your drumming on fast, the TD-07DMK is the entry point to the V-Drums TD-07 series. While the pads are smaller than the kits higher up the range, you’ll appreciate the satisfying feel from the PDX-8 snare and three PDX-6A toms, all featuring Roland’s ultra-quiet, double-ply mesh heads. The compact CY-5 crash and ride cymbals let you play with expression where space is tight, while a stand-mounted kick pad combines with the TD-07 range’s tightest footprint to make the perfect home kit. Despite the compact size, you can still think big thanks to creative features that stretch beyond any acoustic kit, including authentic drum kits covering a range of styles and genres, plus deep tone editing so you can create your perfect kit, onboard Coach mode to help you learn, Bluetooth connectivity so you can play along with music streamed from your phone, tablet or computer, plus USB to connect with computer-based recording software.

Authentic V-Drums performance
Since 1997, Roland V-Drums have earned their position as the industry-standard in electronic drums. Often imitated but never equalled, V-Drums offer the sound, feel and playing experience of an acoustic kit, backed up by technology, features, and reliability that you won’t find anywhere else. And as the entry-level kit in the TD-07 series, the TD-07DMK brings this proud heritage within reach of all drummers—from those just starting out to seasoned players.

Powerful TD-07 sound module
The secret to a superior electronic drum kit is a powerful sound module, and the TD-07DMK features the same TD-07 ‘brain’ used in kits higher up in the series. Choose from acoustic drums, electronic drums, and a range of percussion instruments—all recorded in professional studios and brought to life by advanced V-Drums technology. 

Play out of the box – or go deeper
Jump on the drum throne and you’ll find inspiring preset kits that compel you to start playing. And when you’re ready for more, dive into a huge library of drum sounds: switching up snares, mixing toms, trying out different kicks, or swapping out heavy crashes and rides for more refined variations. You can tune your drums, add damping to make the sound warmer, change the sound of the ‘room’ in which the drums are played, or even become your own sound engineer—shaping your drum ‘tone’ to perfection with the powerful drum-specific EQs of the TD-07 module.

Digital drums that don’t disturb
The TD-07DMK is the electronic drum kit that excels for home use—set the volume low while you warm up or practice in peace with headphones. The drum stand and mesh pads are also far quieter than lesser digital drum kits—very important if you’re drumming in a space where you could disturb other people. Our mesh heads minimise pad noise without compromising on playing feel, while specially designed damping in the kick pad cuts noise and vibration. Even the drum stand is designed to reduce noise transfer to the room below, further supplemented with Roland’s range of optional noise-reduction solutions if required.

Authentic acoustic tone and response
V-Drums deliver a rich array of sounds to keep you inspired. And despite their smaller size, the TD-07DMK’s drum and cymbal pads have precision sensors, accurately responding to your hits, strokes, rolls, flams, cymbal chokes and ghost notes, with the TD-07 module relaying your performance with total accuracy and lightning speed. But best of all, this technology is completely invisible—so all you need to do is sit down and drum.

Genuine Roland mesh-head pads
Roland developed the world’s first mesh drumhead, and we’ve led the way ever since. Having two custom-mesh layers gives natural stick resistance and rebound that’s incredibly close to an acoustic drumhead, alongside adjustable tension that lets you fine-tune for feel with a standard drum key. Once you’ve experienced the unbeatable feel and accuracy of V-Drums mesh pads, there’s no going back.

Rugged and reliable drum stand and hardware
When you’re drumming hard, there’s nothing more frustrating than an unstable stand or a pad that moves away as you play. Despite the compact footprint, the TD-07DMK’s robust construction provides the rock-solid stability that drummers need, with a custom drum stand and precision clamps that lock all components in place. Upholding V-Drums’ reputation for durability, the TD-07DMK can be relied upon to endure many years of demanding performance. 

Playback audio and jam along with Bluetooth
The TD-07DMK makes it easy to drum along with your favorite bands. Just select the music on your smartphone, tablet or computer, then wirelessly stream the audio through to the TD-07 module as you join in. Video sound is transmitted too, so you can play along with online songs and video lessons, while MIDI transmission over Bluetooth is also supported, for cable-free recording of MIDI data in music apps. And if you don’t have a Bluetooth device, just bring in stereo sound via a cable. 

Make drum practice fun with 40 free lessons from Melodics
Connect your V-Drums kit to Melodics™, a desktop app that lets you play along to step-by-step lessons and tracks. You’ll master new beats, tighten up your timing, and record yourself drumming to highlight areas for improvement. There’s no limit to how many times you can play your 40 free lessons, and when you’re ready to go further, you can subscribe for unlimited tutorials. Say goodbye to aimless practice sessions—with the TD-07DMK and Melodics, every minute spent at the kit will count. 

Go from strength to strength, and track your progress
Imagine having a coach by your side whenever you pick up the sticks—to guide you, challenge you, show what you’re doing well, and where you can improve. The built-in coach mode inside the TD-07 module does exactly that, with timing and accuracy exercises ranging from easy to hard, along with scoring that helps make learning fun. And don’t forget the metronome, a rock-solid timing partner to help develop your inner rhythm clock.

Connect and record via USB 
The TD-07DMK is more than just a great drum kit: the TD-07 module is also a high-quality audio/MIDI interface for recording. With just a single USB cable, you can send stereo audio and MIDI data directly to your Mac or Windows music production software. Or use the kit to trigger software-based drum instruments for studio or live playing. And if you already play another instrument and want to add some drum parts to your music, the TD-07DMK is a great no-fuss addition to your home studio—just set up, connect, and add realistic-sounding drums to your productions.

  • TD-07 module with 25 preset kits, 25 user kits, and 143 instruments
  • V-Edit, EQ, ambience, and 30 multi-effects offer deep editing tools to create your perfect drum kit sounds
  • Snare and tom pads with Roland’s legendary double-ply, tension-adjustable mesh drumheads
  • One PDX-8 10-inch snare pad with independent head and rim zones for assigning different sounds and three PDX-6A 6-inch single-zone tom pads
  • KD-2 kick pad attaches directly to the drum stand 
  • CY-5 10-inch crash and ride cymbals with choke support
  • CY-5 10-inch hi-hat cymbals and integrated foot pedal, with fine incremental control between open and closed positions
  • Four-post drum rack stand with metal construction and sturdy clamps with strong grip
  • Integrated Bluetooth lets you wirelessly stream sound from smartphones, tablets, and other Bluetooth devices and send MIDI data to music apps
  • Advanced built-in metronome with the ability to adjust time signature, note value, and click tone
  • Onboard coach function provides interactive tools to build timing skills and track progress
  • USB for recording audio and MIDI data to computer music software
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Limited Ludwig Alert!
Clarity and projection in a vintage presentation finished in aged exotic veneers. This latest model snare drum features undeniably rich examples of Tamo Ash veneer finished in a breathtaking Poly-Glass burst lacquer finish. It is comprised of an 8-ply Maple core with a 1-ply Tamo Ash interior and exterior. With an overall thickness of 10mm, this snare was produced as a 6.5"x14" dimension for optimum volume, focus, and body. Our first exotic shell to feature our ’63 snare bed, 18-strand snare wires, and nickel single-flanged hoops. Limited production of 50 units worldwide. Includes a free Ludwig floral script padded bag and Certificate of Authenticity.

Ludwig Drums and Percussion / Acoustic Drums / Snare Ludwig 6.5x14 Exotic Maple Tamo Ash Snare Drum Cherry Caramel
Ludwig Drums and Percussion / Acoustic Drums / Snare Ludwig 6.5x14 Exotic Maple Tamo Ash Snare Drum Cherry Caramel
Ludwig Drums and Percussion / Acoustic Drums / Snare Ludwig 6.5x14 Exotic Maple Tamo Ash Snare Drum Cherry Caramel
Ludwig Drums and Percussion / Acoustic Drums / Snare Ludwig 6.5x14 Exotic Maple Tamo Ash Snare Drum Cherry Caramel
Ludwig Drums and Percussion / Acoustic Drums / Snare Ludwig 6.5x14 Exotic Maple Tamo Ash Snare Drum Cherry Caramel
Ludwig Drums and Percussion / Acoustic Drums / Snare Ludwig 6.5x14 Exotic Maple Tamo Ash Snare Drum Cherry Caramel
Ludwig Drums and Percussion / Acoustic Drums / Snare Ludwig 6.5x14 Exotic Maple Tamo Ash Snare Drum Cherry Caramel
Ludwig Drums and Percussion / Acoustic Drums / Snare Ludwig 6.5x14 Exotic Maple Tamo Ash Snare Drum Cherry Caramel

Ludwig 6.5x14 Exotic Maple Tamo Ash Snare Drum Cherry Caramel

$1,489.00
Clarity and projection in a vintage presentation finished in aged exotic veneers. This latest model snare drum features undeniably rich examples of Tamo Ash veneer finished in a breathtaking Poly-Glass burst lacquer finish. It is comprised of an 8-ply Maple core with a 1-ply Tamo Ash interior and exterior. With an overall thickness of 10mm, this snare was produced as a 6.5"x14" dimension for optimum volume, focus, and body. Our first exotic shell to feature our ’63 snare bed, 18-strand snare wires, and nickel single-flanged hoops. Limited production of 50 units worldwide. Includes a free Ludwig floral script padded bag and Certificate of Authenticity.

  • 10-ply shell
  • ’63 snare bed
  • 45-degree bearing edge
  • Nickel single flanged hoops
  • Nickel p88 throw-off
  • Nickel p35 butt-plate
  • 10 tube lugs
  • ’63 18-strand snare wires
  • Ludwig coated heavy remo
  • Coated ambassador head
  • Ludwig remo hazy
  • Snare side head
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Regal Tip 5AX Wood Tip Drum Sticks

Regal Tip 5AX Wood Tip Drum Sticks

$10.99

Modern sizes and tapers featuring a variety of oval and acorn tips availabe in wood and nylon.

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Meinl Drums and Percussion / Parts and Accessories / Drum Sticks and Mallets Meinl Calvin Rodgers Signature Wood Tip Hickory Drum Sticks

Meinl Calvin Rodgers Signature Wood Tip Hickory Drum Sticks

$10.99
Playing with inspiration and fire, Calvin Rodgers continues to set the standard for gospel and R&B drumming, only to raise that standard again and again. Together Calvin and Meinl have created a NEW signature drumstick that is not only great for maneuvering quickly around the kit, but also perfect for laying down deep and heavy grooves. Starting with a 5A diameter and US selected hickory, this unique stick features a total length of 16.5" and a long taper designed for both reach and rebound in a stick made to play fast. The round ball tip produces articulation and clarity on cymbals as well as drums, while the weight and balance supply the sensitivity and feel necessary for a great all-around stick. 

  • Weight Matched
  • Pitch Matched
  • Model Based Weight Selection

Material: American Hickory
Tip: Round
Size: 16.5″
Diameter: 0.56″
Taper Length: Long
Weight: Medium
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1966 Sunburst Fender Stratocaster | CME Vintage Demo | Nathaniel Murphy

This 1966 Fender Stratocaster has seen a lot, and it’s ready for more. Nathaniel digs in, finding all the familiar wear and classic charm, and as he suspected, it’s pretty good. 

Fender Custom Shop, The Chicago Way

Proprietary pickups, custom colorways, and carefully selected specs—that's "Chicago Special!" For a Fender you can't get anywhere else, shop our handmade Chicago Specials, direct from the Fender Custom Shop!

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Fender Custom Shop 1959 Jazzmaster "Chicago Special" Journeyman Aged Ebony Transparent

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Fender Custom Shop 1952 Telecaster "Chicago Special" Heavy Relic Aged Ebony Transparent

$4,160.00
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Fender Custom Shop 1962 Jazzmaster "Chicago Special" Deluxe Closet Classic Super Faded Aged Silverburst

$4,200.00
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Fender Custom Shop 1962 Jazzmaster "Chicago Special" Journeyman Aged Sherwood Metallic w/Rosewood Neck

$4,600.00

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1959 Natural Gibson ES-335 | CME Vintage Demo | Nathaniel Murphy

One of only 71 Natural-finish ES-335s produced in 1959, this glorious Gibson is the cream of the crop. Don’t believe us? Just ask Nathaniel and the CME House Band. We let him have a look in the CME Vaults, and this beautiful blonde number rose right to the top. 

Gibson Electric Guitars / Hollow Body Gibson ES-330 Walnut 1972
Gibson Electric Guitars / Hollow Body Gibson ES-330 Walnut 1972
Gibson Electric Guitars / Hollow Body Gibson ES-330 Walnut 1972
Gibson Electric Guitars / Hollow Body Gibson ES-330 Walnut 1972
Gibson Electric Guitars / Hollow Body Gibson ES-330 Walnut 1972
Gibson Electric Guitars / Hollow Body Gibson ES-330 Walnut 1972
Gibson Electric Guitars / Hollow Body Gibson ES-330 Walnut 1972
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Gibson Electric Guitars / Hollow Body Gibson ES-330 Walnut 1972
Gibson Electric Guitars / Hollow Body Gibson ES-330 Walnut 1972
Gibson Electric Guitars / Hollow Body Gibson ES-330 Walnut 1972

Gibson ES-330 Walnut 1972

$3,416.00
The following specs were carefully collected and recorded by a skilled technician. For a more detailed description and questions regarding sound, feel, or cosmetic condition, please call to speak to one of our experts.
Summary
Finish Details: Original
Top Material: Maple Top
Body Material: Maple Body
Body Details: Fully hollow body with laminated maple/poplar/maple back, sides, and top
Neck Material: Mahogany Neck
Fingerboard Material: Rosewood
Neck Profile: "U" profile
Neck Thickness (IN): .79" (1st fret), .95" (12th fret)
Fingerboard Radius: 10.00" to
Nut Width: 1-9/16"
Scale Length: 24 3/4"
Neck Details: Set-in three piece mahogany neck with bound rosewood fretboard, block inlays, and headstock volute
Electronics: The guitar has been fully rewired with non-original pickups (brand cannot be determined). Controls include 3-way toggle selector switch and volume/tone controls for each pickup.
Pickup Measurements: 7.7k (neck), 7.6k (bridge)
Hardware: The tuners and strap buttons have been replaced. The pickup covers are not original as well.
Weight: 6 lbs 6 oz
Modifications/Repairs: The pickups have been replaced and the guitar has been fully rewired. The strap buttons and tuners have also been replaced.
Case Details: Hardshell case
Cosmetic Condition: The guitar has aged nicely; the finish is glossy with light checking and assorted small dings/scratches. There is some finish wear along the treble side body binding, as well as a moderately sized gouge on the side of the bass bout. The back of the body has some light scratches and minor buckle rash, and there is some finish wear under the tuners as well.
Serial Number: 971840
Tech Notes: Plays well with low action and optimal neck relief; the guitar is currently set up with 10s. The frets are wide and medium height with minor wear. The serial number dates to between 1970-72; the neck construction and appointments suggests 1972,
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Gibson Electric Guitars / Semi-Hollow Gibson ES-335 Walnut 1975
Gibson Electric Guitars / Semi-Hollow Gibson ES-335 Walnut 1975
Gibson Electric Guitars / Semi-Hollow Gibson ES-335 Walnut 1975
Gibson Electric Guitars / Semi-Hollow Gibson ES-335 Walnut 1975
Gibson Electric Guitars / Semi-Hollow Gibson ES-335 Walnut 1975
Gibson Electric Guitars / Semi-Hollow Gibson ES-335 Walnut 1975
Gibson Electric Guitars / Semi-Hollow Gibson ES-335 Walnut 1975
Gibson Electric Guitars / Semi-Hollow Gibson ES-335 Walnut 1975
Gibson Electric Guitars / Semi-Hollow Gibson ES-335 Walnut 1975
Gibson Electric Guitars / Semi-Hollow Gibson ES-335 Walnut 1975
Gibson Electric Guitars / Semi-Hollow Gibson ES-335 Walnut 1975

Gibson ES-335 Walnut 1975

$4,186.00
The following specs were carefully collected and recorded by a skilled technician. For a more detailed description and questions regarding sound, feel, or cosmetic condition, please call to speak to one of our experts.
Summary
Finish Details: Original
Top Material: Maple Top
Body Material: Maple Body
Body Details: Semi-hollow body with laminated maple/poplar/maple back, sides, and top
Neck Material: Mahogany Neck
Fingerboard Material: Rosewood
Neck Profile: "C" profile
Neck Thickness (IN): .78" (1st fret), .95" (12th fret)
Fingerboard Radius: 12.00" to
Nut Width: 1-9/16"
Scale Length: 24 3/4"
Neck Details: Set-in three piece mahogany neck with bound rosewood fretboard, block inlays, and headstock volute. The end of the fretboard at the tongue has been reglued.
Electronics: Original Gibson humbuckers with embossed patent numbers, and original wiring harness with 3-way toggle selector switch and volume/tone controls for each pickup. A couple solder joints have been touched up. The pot codes date to 1975.
Pickup Measurements: 7.5k (neck), 7.6k (bridge)
Hardware: Original. The A and D tuner shafts are bent but functional.
Weight: 7 lbs 7 oz
Modifications/Repairs: A few solder joints have been repaired, and the tongue end of the fretboard has been reglued.
Case Details: Original hardshell case; the original leather exterior has been stripped away to wood.
Cosmetic Condition: The guitar shows appropriate wear for its age; the finish is glossy with light scratches and blemishes. The back of the body has moderate buckle rash, with one particularly worn spot going through to bare wood. The sides of the body have numerous small dings and scuffs. There is finish cracking around the heel joint, which is cosmetic only. There is notable wear along the sides of the fretboard/neck, going through to wood, and the headstock face has faded from black to brown.
Serial Number: 400402
Tech Notes: Plays well with medium-low action and light neck relief; the guitar is currently set up with 10s. The frets are wide and low with moderate wear. The pot codes and serial number date to 1975.
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Gibson ES-175CC Walnut 1979

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Summary
Finish Details: Original
Top Material: Maple Top
Body Material: Maple Body
Body Details: Hollow body with maple top, back, and sides
Neck Material: Mahogany Neck
Fingerboard Material: Rosewood
Neck Profile: Medium C
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st - 0.80" 10th - 0.95"
Fingerboard Radius: 12.00" to
Nut Width: 1-11/16"
Scale Length: 24 3/4"
Neck Details: Glossy mahogany neck with bound rosewood fingerboard and pearloid split parallelogram inlays. The neck has been reset.
Electronics: Original Charlie Christian pickup in neck position, pots, and wiring. Controls include master volume and tone pots. The pot codes date to 1979.
Pickup Measurements: 3.21kΩ
Hardware: A new ebony saddle has been installed on the original bridge
Weight: 7 lbs 7 oz
Modifications/Repairs: -the neck has been reset -an ebony saddle has been installed on the original bridge -3 holes have been drilled on the headstock around the truss rod cover, one of which goes completely through the headstock
Case Details: Hardshell case
Cosmetic Condition: The guitar has light play wear for its age. There are minor scratches and dings throughout.
Serial Number: 72479018
Tech Notes: Plays well with low action and optimal neck relief. The frets are low and show only minor signs of play wear. Currently set up with .012 - .053 half round strings. The serial number and pot codes date this guitar to 1979.
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Gibson Electric Guitars / Hollow Body Gibson ES-175CC Walnut 1979
Gibson Electric Guitars / Hollow Body Gibson ES-175CC Walnut 1979
Gibson Electric Guitars / Hollow Body Gibson ES-175CC Walnut 1979
Gibson Electric Guitars / Hollow Body Gibson ES-175CC Walnut 1979
Gibson Electric Guitars / Hollow Body Gibson ES-175CC Walnut 1979
Gibson Electric Guitars / Hollow Body Gibson ES-175CC Walnut 1979
Gibson Electric Guitars / Hollow Body Gibson ES-175CC Walnut 1979
Gibson Electric Guitars / Hollow Body Gibson ES-175CC Walnut 1979
Gibson Electric Guitars / Hollow Body Gibson ES-175CC Walnut 1979
Gibson Electric Guitars / Hollow Body Gibson ES-175CC Walnut 1979
Gibson Electric Guitars / Hollow Body Gibson ES-175CC Walnut 1979
Gibson Electric Guitars / Hollow Body Gibson ES-175CC Walnut 1979

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